Sheep news around the UK

9 April 2021

Farmers call for tougher action on white-tailed eagles

9 April 2021

More measures to protect vulnerable livestock

Certain genes can help sheep become climate resilient

8 April 2021

Scientists breed sheep for climate resilience

Charity warns some of UK's native breeds still 'at risk'

8 April 2021

Updated 'Watchlist' launched today by RBST

Tributes paid to 'one in a million' farmer Hannah Brown

8 April 2021

Breed societies pay tribute to young farmer

Sea-faring sheepdog recruited to work with rare sheep

7 April 2021

National Trust hires 'Sweep' to work with shepherd

Sheep scab project to help control disease in hot spot areas

7 April 2021

Initiative will work with farmers in three areas

Organic livestock antibiotic use '4 times lower' than UK average

7 April 2021

Organic farms use antibiotics way less, survey says

Sheep discovered in boot of car in Loughborough

6 April 2021

Police are now searching for the ewe's owner

NI sheep farmers to be issued £1.2m Covid support funds

6 April 2021

Package comes amid poor wool prices

Overseas sheep shearers given special concession to enter UK

2 April 2021

Non-visa nationals will be able to travel to UK

Prices for beef and sheep firm amid Brexit trade disruption

1 April 2021

Trade slowdown in all parts of supply chain

New Scottish govt must promote native breeds, charity says

1 April 2021

Rare breeds 'taken for granted for too long'

Sheep farmers and RSPCA raise awareness of dog attacks

31 March 2021

Easter usually sees a peak of attacks reported

Public urged to buy British lamb this Easter

30 March 2021

'Choose the lamb that suits your taste'

Farmers urged to test for enzootic abortion of ewes

30 March 2021

EAE is common cause of abortion in UK sheep

Farmers brace for new wave of dog attacks over Easter

30 March 2021

Concern over dogs as walkers take to rural areas

Welsh lambs achieving desired grade specs, data shows

26 March 2021

Higher proportion hitting desired specifications

Welsh government urged to promote native breeds more

26 March 2021

Charity calls for native breeds boost in Wales

Don't be sheepish about scanning for OPA, say farmer group

25 March 2021

They examined impact of fatal viral lung tumour

Farmers welcome passing of new sheep worrying bill

25 March 2021

The Scottish legislation will toughen penalties

AHDB Beef and Lamb 'must listen to sector voices'

25 March 2021

Questions raised over future of levy board

UK risks losing 'stockyard of the world' status as EU trade halts

25 March 2021

Breeding stock trade remains shutdown

Love Lamb Week founder awarded major sheep sector award

24 March 2021

Award goes to Rachel Lumley, who passed away last year

Scotland expected to pass new livestock worrying bill

23 March 2021

The legislation will increase the penalties

Warning after dog shot dead in Gloucs sheep attack

23 March 2021

Sheep died after 'killing rampage'

Trees may replace sheep farms due to Brexit, says study

23 March 2021

Welsh land use to see big change due to Brexit

London woman issued £500 fine after dog attacks sheep

22 March 2021

Loose dog injured sheep in South Downs

Kennel Club helps Scottish farmers curb sheep attacks

17 March 2021

Union teams up with club to offer guidance

Nine sheep die after fly-tipper dumps highly toxic plants

16 March 2021

The in-lamb ewes ingested garden plants

Farmgate prices for prime sheep hit seasonal record

15 March 2021

Highest on record since beginning of 2021